Andrea Morningstar of Apiary Projects captures the allure and beauty of henna in this short film about a key offering of Alchemy Slow Living Studios.
In 2011 when I opened the doors for the first time, I imagined a space for facials and skincare. It turns out, henna plays a key role in defining the space and my time. I have such a visceral and somewhat irrational attachement to henna. From mixing the powdered leaves, to the application, the intimacy, celebrations and bearing witness, keeping safe spaces for people.
It’s easy to see why henna is the most requested service at Alchemy. The studio is beautiful, removed from street level, a retreat. And it is unique because ALCHEMY is the only studio space dedicated full=time to henna all year round in Michigan.